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Sure Signal Products Recalls Heat-Activated Fire Alarms Due to Failure to Alert Consumers of a Fire

Sure Signal Products is recalling approximately 375,000 heat-activated fire alarm devices due to a defective fusible link sensor (fuse) on the fire alarm that can cause the alarm to fail to alert consumers…


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The December issue of SECURITY SALES & INTEGRATION features the magazine's annual Top 30 Technology Innovations, in this case for 2012. I selected half of them but it was challenging to cut so many worthy products down to just 15. So I thought I would use this space to share three additional offerings that just missed the cut for my 2012 list. Here are those receiving honorable mention. Happy holidays! Bob Dolph · December 13, 2012

A family that claims their fire alarm did not sound during a fire is blaming the alarm company that installed the system, citing that the system did not work. December 05, 2011

In this follow-up blog, Editor-in-Chief Scott Goldfine shares highlights from a media forum addressing emergency communications featuring Jack Poole, principal of Poole Fire Protection in Olathe, Kan.; Bob Farm, project manager for United Fire Protection in Kenilworth, N.J.; Bob Kaczmarek, vice president of sales & marketing for FireTron Inc. of Stafford, Tex.; John Wojdan, president of Great Lakes Building Systems in Buffalo, N.Y.; and Peter Ebersold, marketing director for NOTIFIER. Scott Goldfine · November 01, 2011

In this follow-up blog, Editor-in-Chief Scott Goldfine shares highlights from a media forum addressing emergency communications featuring Jack Poole, principal of Poole Fire Protection in Olathe, Kan.; Bob Farm, project manager for United Fire Protection in Kenilworth, N.J.; Bob Kaczmarek, vice president of sales & marketing for FireTron Inc. of Stafford, Tex.; John Wojdan, president of Great Lakes Building Systems in Buffalo, N.Y.; and Peter Ebersold, marketing director for NOTIFIER. Scott Goldfine · November 01, 2011

In this blog, Editor-in-Chief Scott Goldfine shares highlights from a media forum addressing emergency communications featuring Jack Poole, principal of Poole Fire Protection in Olathe, Kan.; Bob Farm, project manager for United Fire Protection in Kenilworth, N.J.; Bob Kaczmarek, vice president of sales & marketing for FireTron Inc. of Stafford, Tex.; John Wojdan, president of Great Lakes Building Systems in Buffalo, N.Y.; and Peter Ebersold, marketing director for NOTIFIER. Scott Goldfine · October 27, 2011

In this blog, Editor-in-Chief Scott Goldfine shares highlights from a media forum addressing emergency communications featuring Jack Poole, principal of Poole Fire Protection in Olathe, Kan.; Bob Farm, project manager for United Fire Protection in Kenilworth, N.J.; Bob Kaczmarek, vice president of sales & marketing for FireTron Inc. of Stafford, Tex.; John Wojdan, president of Great Lakes Building Systems in Buffalo, N.Y.; and Peter Ebersold, marketing director for NOTIFIER. Scott Goldfine · October 27, 2011

System Sensor of St. Charles, Ill., launches the advanced multi-criteria fire/carbon monoxide (CO) detector. SSI Staff · August 01, 2011

The Electronic Security Association (ESA) is requesting proposals for changes to the Standard for Remote Supervising Station (ANSI/ESA SRSS-01-2007). August 01, 2011

Hochiki America Corp., of Buena Park, Calif., releases the ACA-V multi-criteria analog sensor, which combines heat and smoke detection in a single device. The product also comes equipped with an ASB addressable sounder base. SSI Staff · June 26, 2011

Combination fire-intrusion alarm systems are a viable life-safety and security solution, providing they adhere to NFPA guidelines. Key considerations include nothing impeding the fire detection function and that it also supercedes security alarm signaling. June 22, 2011




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